Human Centered Design (CSDS 112)

Human-centered design is an empathetic, human-focused approach to problem-solving. This course introduces common design concepts, how to identify human focused problems through diverse research, and problem solving strategies. Through research and practice-based approaches, you will learn to empathize with humans, to ensure solutions address key biases, and co-create solutions to fit their identified needs. Using human-centered strategies, this course will equip you with knowledge to co-create inclusive, innovative solutions that fit the humans' needs and contexts. Useful across organizations or projects in any domain, human-centered design thinking strategies can begin to frame human-centric, long-term solutions, no matter your area of practice or expertise.

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Contact Hours

30 course hours (3 hours per class)

Prior Learning

No prior learning required.

Courses offered that meet Prior Learning Requirements


Tuition + Materials

Tuition is $645.15. Download your detailed materials list before your first class.

Course Format

Course offerings are available online (synchronous) and on campus. View schedule for current and upcoming formats.


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